++ Herpetofauna Collection, Natural History Museum (UR-HE)

Reptilian specimen collecting fieldwork and training was conducted from 23 August - 4 September, 2021. Several sites were visited and sampled within the Nyungwe National Forest including: the Kamiranzovu wetland; Swamp between Karamba and Kamiranzovu swamps southern edge; Bigugu Trail, and Kamiranzovu Trail, Isumo waterfall Trail, and Kitabi Creek. Specimens were collected in duplicate sets when possible to be deposited in Sekenberg Musuem of Zoology, Germany. Specimens deposited in the NHR are planned to be digitized and published online.
Funding provided by the Volkswagen Foundation.
Contact: Mapendo Mindje (majulesdor@gmail.com)
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: 1d792534-d61b-4c4c-a0b4-a81cd2bfcd10
Digital Metadata: EML File
Rights Holder: University of Rwanda
Access Rights: , CC BY-NC 4.0 International (Attribution Non-Commercial)
University of Rwanda
Centre of Excellence in Biodiversity and Natural Resource Management
P. O. Box 117
Huye, Southern Province   
25 078 857-6052
Collection Statistics
  • 118 specimen records
  • 116 (98%) georeferenced
  • 118 (100%) identified to species
  • 13 families
  • 16 genera
  • 17 species
  • 17 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics